Survey shows IT employment to increase in 2012
A new research shows that IT employment is now is more stable and brightly is expected to grow in the current year.
As previously observed the IT industry experienced a big slump in their hiring rates during the previous year. But the current scenario is expected to improve positively according to a new research conducted by Rannsrad Canada in collaboration with IBM Canada.
The researchers here have studied the improvements in hiring patterns recently taking place in IT sectors. A survey was conducted on around 200 respondents from employment sector emphasizing on their demands and patterns in the coming season. They also have studied what is much required by the sector this year and which area of expertise will be more in demand.
Findings of the Research:
The research conducted shows that as much of 60 per cent of the respondents are hoping to look for advancements in infrastructure skills in the sector. Around 49 per cent of the respondents are expecting to hire IT staff professionals at comparatively higher number, out of them around 41 per cent will continue on their existing pace of hiring professionals. The other 37 per cent of respondents felt that another way of improving employment chances is by integration amongst the operating companies in similar sectors. 35 per cent believed the technical managers is much required into the field and 33 per cent will be looking for virtualization specialists and 29 per cent for the skilled architects. Around 75 per cent of the respondents are in view of getting more IT staffers with improved skills. 48 per cent of the employers are looking for experts in Net or Java skills on priority basis. The employers’ behavior shows a hope of improvement in global sourcing services also.
The experts are happy to positive improvements and reverse pattern as compared to the previous year. The changes are due to the more improvements in the new business techniques to boom in IT jobs in Canada. This would lead to stabilization of jobs and also increase in it. This would definitely bring in the more bright opportunities for the professionals expert in this industry. They also feel that the uncertainties may still prevail but due to the increasing demand jobs may increase by 10 to 15 per cent.
Backing up the companies previous year’s records of assertive employers, presently it is expected that the employers are now looking for more skilled professionals and are ready to work with more open minded, flexible and more practical approaches.